NYSE:SNE - Sony Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$51.50 -0.70 (-1.34 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 02:32 PM ET)
Previous Close$52.20
Today's Range$51.26 - $51.91
52-Week Range$44.45 - $61.02
Volume524,545 shs
Average Volume912,766 shs
Market Capitalization$66.49 billion
P/E Ratio15.65
Dividend Yield0.37%
Sony Corporation designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for the consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. The company offers network services related to games, videos, and music contents; and home and portable game consoles, packaged software, and peripheral devices, as well as broadcast/professional, integrated circuit card technology, and medical and imaging device solutions. It also develops, produces, markets, and distributes recorded music; publishes music; and produces and distributes animation titles, game applications based on animation titles, and various services for music and visual products. In addition, the company offers live-action and animated motion pictures, as well as scripted and unscripted series, daytime serials, game shows, animated series, television movies, and miniseries and other television programs; operates a visual effects and animation unit; manages a studio facility; and operates television and digital networks. Further, it researches, develops, designs, produces, markets, distributes, sells, and services video and sound products; interchangeable lens, compact digital, and consumer and professional video cameras; display products, such as projectors and medical equipment; mobile phones, tablets, accessories, and applications; metal oxide semiconductor image sensors, charge-coupled devices, large-scale integration systems, and other semiconductors. Additionally, the company offers Internet broadband network services; creates and distributes content for various electronics product platforms, such as PCs and mobile phones; and provides life and non-life insurance, banking, and other services, as well as batteries, recording media, and storage media products. The company was formerly known as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Sony Corporation in January 1958. Sony Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Household audio & video equipment
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNYSE:SNE
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13
Current Ratio0.92
Quick Ratio0.79


Trailing P/E Ratio15.65
Forward P/E Ratio11.34
P/E Growth1.15

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$77.15 billion
Price / Sales0.84
Cash Flow$5.8126 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.86
Book Value$25.98 per share
Price / Book1.98


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.29
Net Income$4.42 billion
Net Margins7.70%
Return on Equity17.19%
Return on Assets3.34%


Outstanding Shares1,263,560,000
Market Cap$66.49 billion

Sony (NYSE:SNE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sony's stock symbol?

Sony trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SNE."

How were Sony's earnings last quarter?

Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.29. The company earned $19.58 billion during the quarter. Sony had a net margin of 7.70% and a return on equity of 17.19%. View Sony's Earnings History.

When is Sony's next earnings date?

Sony is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sony.

What price target have analysts set for SNE?

6 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Sony's shares. Their predictions range from $52.91 to $85.29. On average, they anticipate Sony's stock price to reach $69.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sony.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sony?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sony in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sony.

Has Sony been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SNE stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sony earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Sony?

Sony saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,199,461 shares, an increase of 67.2% from the October 31st total of 717,529 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,146,107 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.0 days. Currently, 0.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View Sony's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Sony's key competitors?

Who are Sony's key executives?

Sony's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kazuo Hirai, Chairman (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kenichiro Yoshida, CEO, Pres, Representative Corp. Exec. Officer & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Hiroki Totoki, Sr. Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Shigeki Ishizuka, Exec. VP and Pres of Professional Solutions, Services & Digital Imaging Group (Age 60)
  • Mr. Shiro Kambe, Exec. VP (Age 57)

Who are Sony's major shareholders?

Sony's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Primecap Management Co. CA (3.41%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.34%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.21%), Morgan Stanley (0.16%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.14%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.11%).

Which major investors are selling Sony stock?

SNE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deutsche Bank AG, Primecap Management Co. CA, Wells Fargo & Company MN, NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Gabelli Funds LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and JPMorgan Chase & Co..

Which major investors are buying Sony stock?

SNE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, KEYWISE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Ltd, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Anavon Capital LLP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc., Meritage Portfolio Management and City Financial Investment Co Ltd.

How do I buy shares of Sony?

Shares of SNE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sony's stock price today?

One share of SNE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.49.

How big of a company is Sony?

Sony has a market capitalization of $66.49 billion and generates $77.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $4.42 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.29 on an earnings per share basis. Sony employs 117,300 workers across the globe.

What is Sony's official website?

The official website for Sony is http://www.sony.net.

How can I contact Sony?

Sony's mailing address is 7-1 KONAN 1-CHOME MINATO-KU, TOKYO M0, 108-0075. The company can be reached via phone at 813-6748-2111 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sony (NYSE SNE)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  480 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  355 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  835
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sony and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SNE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SNE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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